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Dec 5, 2012 7:00pm EST
if you like. >>> states have taken action banning eating behind the wheel. now a town's new distracted driving law not only lets cops pull you over for texting while driving but also eating, reading the paper and putting on makeup. is that law appropriate? does it go too far? you can never cross the line in an e-mail to mcginty's mailbag, the address or leave a comment on our facebook page. >>> still ahead topper is back with a look at the upcoming changes in our forecast. in fact, they've already gotten started, but first new york and new jersey not the only places still struggling to recover from hurricane sandy, a look at the superstorm's impact in part of maryland up next. >>> this is a 9 news fiscal cliff note. fact, if congress and the white house don't reach an agreement, your pay economic is going to go down. the reason? because the tax withholding in your paycheck will increase. here's the back story. the current payroll tax cut is set to expire december 31st. in dollars and cents this means your payroll tax withholding is going from 4.2% to 6.2%. now why is
Dec 17, 2012 7:00pm EST
.k. that have reduced mass shootings? what actions can be taken? >> of households that have both guns and young children in them, more than 50% of the respondents say that the gun is stored, not locked up. >> reporter: another question. how can we convince gun enthuse arizonas that controls -- enthuseiasts that controls don't end the right to own guns. >> one fear is that greater restrictions are a step down the slippier slope towards completely banning handguns, but that option has now been taken off the political table by the supreme court. so gun enthusiasts shouldn't have anything to fear from universal background checks. >> reporter: another question you had. how do we get more guns into the hands of responsible people and more guns at school to prevent similar scenarios from happening? >> the argument goes criminals will be afraid of encountering an armed civilian. unfortunately the research doesn't bear that out. there isn't credible, responsible, persuasive evidence that arming civilians actually reduces rates of crime. >> andrea reports we're likely to see more discussion of universal
Dec 6, 2012 7:00pm EST
newsroom into four different teams to help hold lawmakers accountable, help you take action, focus on the impact to our local economy and, of course, focus on the impacts to you and your family. if you want an alert sent straight to your cell phone all about the fiscal cliff notes, you can text the cliff to the numbers 25543. >>> moving on to same sex couples, they started lining up before midnight to be among the first to get licenses to get married in washington state. they can start tying the knot there on sunday. closer to home in maryland couples could start getting their licenses this week, but they won't be able to actually marry until the first of the year. >> reporter: i'm bruce leshan in rockville where the turnout of same sex couples was far lighter but no less ecstatic. >> so excited. i cannot believe this day is here. i cannot believe it. >> reporter: karen croning of potomac and her partner of 29 years were just the second same sex couple to receive a license at montgomery county circuit courthouse. >> we could have gone on to d.c., but we want to be married in mary
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